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  • Newt Gingrich will not be the Republican nominee ó even if it means a brokered convention

    12/09/2011 5:56:49 PM PST · by katiedidit1 · 81 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/09/2011 | Ezra Klein
    Silver doesnít quite go so far as to say that it makes a brokered convention or a late-breaking establishment candidate likely, but Iím willing to go that far. Thereís just no way the Republican establishment lets Gingrich become their nominee. As Andrew Sullivan pointed out today, youíre already seeing the anti-Gingrich mobilization among conservative thought leaders: Hereís George Will, Charles Krauthammer, David Brooks, Ross Douthat, Tom Coburn and Ann Coulter, just for starters. Thereís this Politico story about all the Washington Republicans who hate Gingrich. Now, I think itís more likely that this mobilization leads to a Romney win then...
  • Why do conservative elites go out of their way to trash Palin?

    01/07/2011 6:05:49 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 71 replies
    http://blogs.standard.net ^ | Posted on January 4, 2011 | Doug Gibson
    Why do conservative elites go out of their way to trash Palin? Iíve noticed that George Will and Charles Krauthammer have taken time out of their many TV gigs to trash Sarah Palin. Other prominent conservatives seem to relish dissing the former Alaska governor. David Frum, Joe Scarborough, Peggy Noonan, David Brooks, Chris Christie; donít forget Kathleen Parker, who parleyed her Palin envy into a CNN talk show that no one watches. This is not an attack on these conservatives. I read them all and often find a lot of worth in what they opine. I donít understand why they...